ELE || Cultural Literacy & Social Justice
Cultural Literacy & Social Justice
Challenge yourself to become an engaged, responsible member of society who understands your own privileges and respects the experiences of others. Options for this ELE abound, so students are encouraged to discuss their ideas with their Honors advisor or mentor to explore how their interests can match this requirement. Some recent efforts have been
○ Participating in a diversity-oriented scholars program (McNair Scholars, Emerging Scholars, Adidas Leadership Scholars Program, Multicultural Scholars Program, or the Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD) Program
- Participating in a cultural literacy workshop such as Colors of KU
- Becoming a cultural literacy trainer for an on-campus program such as Safe Zone or the Office of Multicultural Affairs
Reflection question: How has this experience enhanced your education? Please pay particular attention to the ways in which this experience forced you to evaluate your privileges and rethink the nature of your engagement in your community (locally, nationally, or globally).